Khill guilty of manslaughter in shooting death of Jon Styres

Peter Khill was found guilty of manslaughter after shooting and killing Jon Styres in 2016. A 12-person Hamilton Jury spent 13 hours deliberating, and found Khill guilty of manslaughter Friday afternoon, he was found not guilty of second degree murder in the case. Six Nations issued a press release that evening that said the result highlights issues in the justice system. “While Six Nations of the Grand River is glad that Jonathan’s killer is being held accountable for his death, we are disappointed that the clear evidence presented was not enough to convince the jury of second-degree murder. Jonathan is not alive today because he was intentionally shot twice. Indigenous people deserve a judicial system that values our lives and one that is worthy of our trust. There is still…

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